H.J.Res. 1 (104th): Balanced Budget Amendment

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Passed House, Failed Senate on Jun 6, 1996

After passing in the House, this resolution failed in the Senate on June 6, 1996.

Sponsor:

Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 27, 1995
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 11, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 26, 1995
 
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 2, 1995
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

Jun 6, 1996
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

Details

Cosponsors
177 cosponsors (173R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Jan 26, 1995 11:31 a.m.
Agreed to 253/173
Jan 26, 1995 2:19 p.m.
Failed 138/291
Jan 26, 1995 4:14 p.m.
Failed 112/317
Jan 26, 1995 6:01 p.m.
Failed 135/296
Jan 26, 1995 7:43 p.m.
Agreed to 293/139
Jan 26, 1995 8:30 p.m.
Passed 300/132
Feb 14, 1995 9:33 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 57/41
Feb 14, 1995 3:39 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 70/28
Feb 14, 1995 5:32 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 66/32
Feb 14, 1995 7:14 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/45
Feb 15, 1995 10:37 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/40
Feb 15, 1995 11:57 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/40
Feb 15, 1995 4:45 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/47
Feb 15, 1995 7:52 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/38
Feb 15, 1995 8:46 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 61/33
Feb 16, 1995 10:31 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 57/42
Feb 22, 1995 5:28 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 55/41
Feb 22, 1995 7:14 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/33
Feb 23, 1995 3:01 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/35
Feb 23, 1995 3:23 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/35
Feb 23, 1995 3:38 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 68/27
Feb 28, 1995 2:16 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/39
Feb 28, 1995 2:36 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 99/0
Feb 28, 1995 2:48 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 59/40
Feb 28, 1995 3 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 57/43
Feb 28, 1995 3:24 p.m.
Motion to Table Motion to Recommit Agreed to 63/37
Feb 28, 1995 3:36 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 61/39
Feb 28, 1995 3:47 p.m.
Amendment Agreed to 92/8
Feb 28, 1995 3:58 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/38
Feb 28, 1995 4:09 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 57/43
Feb 28, 1995 4:20 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 100/0
Feb 28, 1995 4:42 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 69/31
Feb 28, 1995 4:47 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 63/37
Feb 28, 1995 4:54 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 68/32
Feb 28, 1995 5:07 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 62/38
Feb 28, 1995 5:18 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 63/37
Feb 28, 1995 5:30 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 75/25
Feb 28, 1995 5:43 p.m.
Motion to Table Motion to Recommit Agreed to 63/37
On the Joint Resolution
Mar 2, 1995 2:19 p.m.
Joint Resolution Defeated 65/35
On the Joint Resolution
Jun 6, 1996 noon
Joint Resolution Defeated 64/35

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 1 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 1995

S.J.Res. 12 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

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